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akin. [laughter] a member of the house committee on science, space and technology. it's true. he's the kind of science committee. then there was the theory that romney was a very good candidate , didn't say things people understood, didn't connect with people very well and was somewhat awkward. for instance, when he went to michigan, his home state for that primary and said the trees for the raid had been michigan. the actual quote was i love this state. it seems right here. the trees at the right height. away from here i find no trees to please. no trees at such a perfect height as these. for me i cannot ever be at ease to grow one's knees. or two tall trees that splinter group wisconsin sure has bragging rights on cheese and colorado is where they take your skis. connecticut of course has lyme disease. [laughter] and none of these semi-prepared to say is currently here with the perfect perfect height of trees. [applause] and according to that theory, romney just was in a very good candidate. they should have nominated somebody else. and there is also a theory they were demograp
school matsh and science performance across the state increased. [applause] . i know that we have many of our state superintendents in attendance, please. if you would please rise and be recognized for t hard work that you do. [applause] these are small steps, but they're steps to buildn, and we will. wh we can never do though, is fall backwards. my pledge to parents, students and educators is to always move ahead. of coue, our efforts to improve education cannot focus only on the very young. the nevada system of higher education has been an important part of our state's success since its founding. and it has become an even more important player in our economic development efforts. i am pleased and honored to have the hancellor, both as a member of my cabinet a as an active member of the state economic development board. mr. chancellor, i know you're here. if you'd please stand. [applause] with the chancellos support, we are creating new courses of study at unr and unlv focused specifically on the sectors we are targeting for economic growth. unlv is working with my office of economic
with author, historian richard norton smith. the cover story of "christian science monitor" - a look inside as some of the more famous second terms richard norton smith is talking about. a call from the bronx, new york. caller: if the losing presidential candidate is not an office holder, does he get to participate in the inauguration? host: we know that mitt romney will not be here tomorrow, neither president bush. guest: president bush 41 is just out of the hospital. i wonder if jimmy carter -- as well as bill clinton. -- host: he will be in attendance, as well as bill clinton. guest: that is a relatively new tradition. herbert hoover was invited to the kennedy inaugural in 1961. he was a very close friend to the president's father. the weather was so bad that he really could not get here. but he intended to be here. host: ronald reagan had the warmest and coldest inauguration days. guest: the great story about the weather -- william howard taft, who had this self deprecatory sense of humor -- there was a blizzard. he had too much sense of the ridiculous to be a politician. he said, i alw
conference on science, policy, and environment. my name is peter -- i'm the executive director of the national council on environment. it is my honor to be the master of ceremonies for much of this conference. thank you for coming. lot of people are still outside. i encourage them to come in and settle themselves down. so super hurricane sandy, the drought in the midwest, and the impact on agricultural, wild fires, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor in japan last year, haiti earthquake, the list is long and worrying. in 2011 we had more disasters in the united states costing over a billion dollars than ever. in fact, we had even more expensive diasters but not quite as many in 2012. the drought and the super storm were hugely, hugely expensive. so disasters are happening with greater frequency, greater severity, and absolutely will much, much greater cost. we are here over the next three days to work across traditional boundaries to connect scientists of with practitioners, policy makers from the international to the local level, with conservation -- with corporations
, historian richard norton smith. the cover story of "christian science monitor" - a look inside as some of the more famous second terms richard norton smith is talking about. vietnam was lbj. a call from the bronx, new york. caller: if the losing presidential candidate is not an office holder, does he get to participate in the inauguration? will mitt romney be there? host: we know that mitt romney will not be here tomorrow, neither president bush. guest: president bush 41 is just out of the hospital. i wonder if jimmy carter -- host: he will be in attendance, as well as bill clinton. immy carter is 87. -- jimmy carter is 87. guest: that is a relatively new tradition. herbert hoover was invited to the kennedy inaugural in 1961. he was a very close friend to the president's father. the weather was so bad that he really could not get here. but he intended to be here. host: ronald reagan had the warmest and coldest inauguration days. 1981 and 1985. guest: the great story about the weather -- william howard taft, who had this self deprecatory sense of humor -- there was a blizzard. he said,
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listeners. we're talking with author, historian richard norton smith. the cover story of "christian science monitor" - a look inside as some of the more famous second terms richard norton smith is talking about. a call from the bronx, new york. caller: if the losing presidential candidate is not an office holder, does he get to participate in the inauguration? host: we know that mitt romney will not be here tomorrow, neither president bush. guest: president bush 41 is just out of the hospital. i wonder if jimmy carter -- host: he will be in attendance, as well as bill clinton. guest: that is a relatively new tradition. herbert hoover was invited to the kennedy inaugural in 1961. he was a very close friend to the president's father. the weather was so bad that he really could not get here. but he intended to be here. host: ronald reagan had the warmest and coldest inauguration days. guest: the great story about the weather -- william howard taft, who had this self deprecatory sense of humor -- there was a blizzard. he said, i always thought it would be a cold day when i would be elected a pr
. this is not based in science. martha: here's another issue that comes up with the children, alan. if you live in a family that has guns, hunters or has guns for their own security, that is how you grew up, what is the message you're getting from president obama if your dad and your mom believe that safe gun ownership is, their second amendment right and something they should not be a shamed of? >> no one is saying that. we don't know what the president is going to say. that is different issue whether or not it is appropriate for children to be present. that is a very separate issue. i don't believe the president's ever said that hunters should not have access to guns or take away guns from hunters. that is not at all what is being discussed today. and has nothing to do whether kids should be present. martha: i disagree. i think the message is sent to children, if they're raised in a home that has guns for security or hunting, that the message is that you're not like us and it is divisive to a certain extent. >> he is not talking about taking guns. >> hold on, it is pretty simple. let's not us
"the christian science monitor." she is the white house reporter for that publication. bachus through the president's day. >> it starts with a religious -- walk us through the president's day. guest: it will start with a religious service, near lafayette square. then they had up to capitol hill. as you said, 11:20, that will be the swearing in. i think that will take place closer to 11:30. then he makes his speech at 11:50. after that, they head into the capitol building for an inaugural luncheon. that is followed by a parade down pennsylvania avenue. in the evening, there are two inaugural balls this year. one is a commander in chief's all for the military, followed by the big inaugural ball. they have cut back from 10 to two. the second inaugural ball will be quite big. it is not quite as much downsizing as they are making it out to be. >> the president is only going to one location? guest: according to the schedule, he is at the first ball at 8:45, and at 9:10, he's at the other ball. he is a quarter years older, maybe he wants an earlier night. host: does the president of many tra
of fascism or communism with muskets and militias. no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future. or build roads and networks and research labs that will bring new job and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together, as one nation, and one people. [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience. a decade of war is now ending. [applause] an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow earns most, we are made for this moment and we will seize it, so long as we seize it together. [applse] for we, the people, understand that our country can not succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. [applause] we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle c
by the academy of sciences questions from the federal government's food stamp program provide adequate healthy diets for the more than 46 million people on the program. my next guest says this that budget of approximately $120 per week is plenty of money to be the family of four if people knew how to shop smart. joining me now, stephanie nelson, the founder of coupon mom. author of the new york times best selling book. good to have you here. >> they cue for having me. lou: you have some groceries assembled here, and it all looks very good. $120 a week for a family of four is reasonable. >> i do. in fact a $120 per week for a family of four is the average. 41 percent actually did $668 per month for a family of four. the average is 125. a significant percentage are getting more than certainly enough to feed a family and help the night. lou: explain to us. this looks like a very healthy food to me. i'm sure that my wife, as i said that, is saying forget about the testing goes. i love them. >> this is just an example. the planning meals around what is on sale in the grocery store and combine sales
of the nation, but also makes it more difficult to argue for abortion when science and miracle of ultrasound now allows us and mothers to get a look my the womb to see a living, breathing person. activists have fought this, a testament to their raw disregard for both mother and child. planned parenthood the mother load under attack while american taxpayers paid for half its budget. $542 million according to the latest report. planned parenthood insists to provide for the health of women, but privately even the own members speculate the real reason is to provide contraception. there is strong argument to hold the radical leftists of the abortion movement for the responsible for the problems with the cull legislature, sue suicide, contempt for morality and religion. granted cynicism and vulgarity and you hold life cheap there is little protect. so in the march of stars and parade of abortions, wonder women begins, who will remember the silent wail of 55 million children who died to make it more convenient for their mothers? >> eric: new concerns over our nation's federal spending. new government r
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at that. >> toad look at the science. toad read the numbers. you had a great point. you did discover something that is noteworthy. >> if you break it down, the real news here is the polarization. i mean, 76% of democrats thing thinks are going very well. only 28% of republicans. just another reminder of how drunk we are on partisanship. >> that partisanship or is it that democrats are glass half-full and republicans are glass half-empty? >> marg is a great very glass half-full republican. >> reagan was a sunny optimist you can the eternal optimist. >> he was. it does speak to how our partisanship fueled our perceptions, looking at the same data. >> let's talk about this thing about monarch, king conflict that many republicans say the president has. i want to get this quote. here's what republican senator rand paul says. he said, gop says, "they are going to stop this king and his executive orderers." i want you to have a listen to this. >> yeah. >> and there are several of the executive orderers that appear as if he's writing new law. that cannot happen. we struck down once -- the co
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> there is so much going on in washington here for the inauguration. but it's not just the inauguration. it falls this year, as it does so often, on martin luther king jr. weekend, the celebration of the great civil rights leader's life. only fitting, then, that martin luther king iii joins us now to talk act his father's dream and what it means today. >> that's absolutely right. it was historic. welcome. thank you so much for joining us today. it was historic for the president, first african-american president to be sworn in as president of the united states, and now he'll have another swearing-in on the very day that honors your father. what does that mean? >> you know, what that means, first of all, after you get past the fact that the president of the united states has been sworn in and actually using a bible of my dad's. >> absolutely right. >> the hope is that it will inspire not just the president, because obviously he's already said that it does, but the congress and the president to work together for
lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. we'll restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its costs. we'll harness harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories. and we will transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age. all this we can do. all this we will do. now, there are some who question the scale of our ambitions, who suggest that our system cannot tolerate too many big plans. their memories are short. they have forgotten what this country has already done, what free men and women can achieve when imagination is joined to common purpose and necessity to courage. what the cynics that to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them, that the stale political arguments that have consumed us for so long no longer apply. the question we have today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works, whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified
've done our job. >> reporter: okay, it may not be rocket science, but it takes a lot of imagination and hard work to bring that magic on inauguration day. pat collins, news 4. >> a whole new appreciation for those floats. >> it's so cool how the floats honor the backgrounds of the first and second families. a lot to look forward to. also at this time, we want to give a quick shoutout to all of the students at horizon elementary in sterling, virginia. the principal and staff invited me to be the guest pronouncer. i was so nervous. i prepared. i spent two days reading over the binders. these kids, i was so impressed by them. we went ten full rounds. it was very intense. parents were in the crowd. if you've ever seen the documentary "spell bound," it was that in real life. >> what was the toughest word to pronounce? >> oh, gosh. i can't even remember. i can't even spell it. i don't know. don't ask me. >> here's the word we saw last weekend. it was procrastination. she was over there cramming with her book. how do you say this? this was on you, angie. anything with 17 letters i leave to
's hey you people who don't want to believe science go stand in the corner and [ inaudible ] with your toes. and the rest of us are going to do something about this. >> stephanie: i got to quote a little charlie pierce to charlie pierce, because as you say we'll see what happens but you said -- for an afternoon anyway a democratic president reclaimed freedom for lower taxes and fewer guns. and he refused with precision and neatly camouflaged contempt [ inaudible ] nothing less than redefine patriotism in a progressive way. this i tell you is what gives me hope. which is why i want you to hang around for right-wing world. >> oh absolutely. i didn't get back to my television set until about 10:30 last night. and when i got back i watched rachel maddow. and pat path buchanan god bless the cranky old koot. he said what i said. he didn't think it was a good idea, but he essentially said if you think this guy is kidding don't try it. >> stephanie: yeah. >> he also was complaining -- at one point he complained that president obama mentioned stonewall but didn't mention bunke
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> it's a huge moment in history, and for many, an opportunity to cash in. cnn's emily schmidt has more on the presidential inauguration. >> reporter: an inauguration comes down to this. one hand on a bible, the other raised in an ath. >> i do solemnly swear. >> reporter: that's the moment in history which makes so many others try to get their hands on this. >> how many different ways can you say you support obama? >> reporter: the presidential inaugural committee store is up and running. ready for shoppers marking the occasion with officially sanctioned, made in the usa, memorabilia. what are you seeing that you like? >> i like everything. and that's my problem, because, just being such an historic event, i want to have a lot of merchandise to share and a lot of merchandise to give other people who could not, you know, come and visit. >> reporter: it is likely president obama will take the oath of office on what will be a cold january day, so people are stocking up on warm sweatshirts and
a time of proud achievement. we have made enormous strides in science and industry and agriculture. we have shared our wealth more broadly than ever. we have learned at last to manage a modern economy to assure its continued growth. we have given freedom new reach. we have begun to make its promise real for black as well as for white. we see the hope of tomorrow in the youth of today. i know america's youth. i believe in them. we can be proud that they are better educated, more committed, more passionately driven by conscience than any generation in our history. no people has ever been so close to the achievement of a just and abundant society, or so possessed of the will to achieve it. and because our strengths are so great, we can afford to appraise our weaknesses with candor and to approach them with hope. standing in this same place a third of a century ago, franklin delano roosevelt addressed a nation ravaged by depression and gripped in fear. he could say in surveying the nation's troubles -- "they concern, thank god, only material things." our crisis today is in reverse. we find
, and advanced third world country. we're leading in science and technology, but not for the people. mass of a literary power. if you look at the condition that 85% of the country, it is terrible. >> i'm looking right now at those who are walking to their seats. timothy geithner, the outgoing treasury secretary. eric holder, the attorney general. their seats on the west front of the capital, about to witness the second inauguration of president obama. jenna napolitano's, the former governor of arizona, the secretary of homeland security. eric holder, the attorney general. comet, for example, on timothy geithner are. not only timothy geithner, but jack lew, who has been nominated by president obama to be the next secretary treasurer, and how that fits into the issue you're so deeply concerned about right now with minimum wage. >> a lot of liberal democrats filled with extraordinary help think, well, clinton's second term he does not have to worry. obama doesn't have to worry about re-election so it can be different. it is not one to be different. unless the people wake up in this country a
focusing on what is next. the next four years is which i say chon science monitor two for the president. tomorrow, saturday is being called a national day of service. the white house ceremony will take place on sunday at noon eastern as the president is sworn in from the blue room of the white house. the president ceremony will take place monday followed by a congressional luncheon and a parade. one question raced by on outgoing president 52 years ago this woke was the role in government in solving america's problems. we'll share with you some of the comments of dwight eisenhower in his farewell address. what is the role in government in solving america's problems. you can join the conversation by giving us a call. you can send us an e-mail at journal at cspan.org. let's begin with the act two second terms for u.s. presidents have been problematic but not cursed. what history will says about how president obama will do. will obama blow another mandate. meanwhile from the hill newspaper there is this words from senator mitch mcconnell after four years of frosty relations senator mcconnel
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "weekends withal a lex vit" we are looking at live pictures of the capitol and the theme of tomorrow is "the freedom of america." and we are looking at a statue from 1863 president obama will be sworn in f followed by the inaugural address at noon tomorrow coincides with the national holiday that honors civil rights leader martin lu th luther king jr. and tomorrow, he will take the oath on the reverend's old and tattered traveling bible and on abraham lip con's bible, the president who ended slavery and joining me now is martin lu th luther king the third i am so honored to have you in the studio, sir. it is a busy weekendment your sentiment sentiments as we were talking about what tomorrow is, this national holiday, and the fact that it is so fitting that this president takes the second oath of office and the public ceremony tomorrow, what does that mean to you and your family? >> the fact that the president takes his oath with with the bible is just incredible. it is really is amazing, but also in t
fascism and communism's with muskets are in no if no single person can train all the math and science teachers for what they will need to quit the children of the future for. or build the road to networks and research labs that will bring new jobs to our shores. now more than ever, we must do these things together. as one nation and one people. [cheers] [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises steel our resolve and prove evers-williams. a decade of war has not ended. [cheers] [applause] and economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless. for we possess all the qualities of this world, youth and diversity and openness. unless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we see fit together. [cheers] [applause] we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in the growing many barely make it. [cheers] [applause] we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know
the hypocrite of hollywood and says he has not been an active member for years. is science cology a cult? >> of course it is. of course it is. a system of belief, you got these folks inside this fortress who won't look out, won't look at any criticism and can't bear to -- any investigation and think that everyone is against them. how would you describe that? it's a cult. of course it is. >> well, larry ryan is a pulitzer-prize wing author, his new book is "going clear, scientology, hollywood and the prison of belief." good morning to you, larry. >> good morning. >> pick up with paul haggis left off. he calls scientology a cult. based on your reporting, is that what you would call it? >> i don't use those words, only one opinion that matters about whether it's religion or a cult and that's the irs and they made that decision in 1993 in the nation of 2400 lawsuits from the church and church members. >> concluding it is a religion? >> yes. >> let's talk about what you found in your book. you say you interviewed more than 200 people you looked at thousands of pages of documents. what is the
are a mother of a young child. she is a student at northeastern university and studying political science. this is the fight back we are talking about. please say a quick word about what it is like trying to navigate through poverty when you are a single mom and what you say to all of those single moms watching right now trying to navigate the same journey. >> thank you for having me. it is not easy to be able to come and leave my baby back. i was feeling sad. i did not want to leave him. this is a fight for plenty of women, and not only single mothers. single fathers out there as well that struggle just as much as i do. [applause] i know plenty of them and they struggle. picture this. you are a single parent, but you have to come up with a way how to feed your family, work at the same time to pay bills, and go to school to get an education to better your life. last year, i only made $8,000 the whole year. my food stamps were cut. that was the only way i was able to feed my son, $85 a month. the average family spends close to $500 or more. you expect me to spend $85 and live with that for
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will examine why we cheat. the psychology, the science, all of that. don't miss the "cnn newsroom" special report this afternoon at 3:00 eastern. >>> and now, today's other headline, and it is also a sport story, and it is also very bizarre. a little confusing. trust me, a lot of us shaking our heads about it, too, and we don't even have the, the full story. it's about this guy. superstar of the notre dame fighting irish football program. this name is manti te'o, heisman runner-up, rock star linebacker. the last three years of his love life sound a little like a cheesy romantic comedy. all that time, three years. looks like he's been involved in an elaborate story of love, lies and heartbreaking loss. even told reporters about the tragic loss of the love of his life, quote/unquote, and her inspiration that drove him to win on the football field. heren the thing. it's all hogwash. turns out there's no girlfriend. no. there was no tragic and inspiring death of said girlfriend in respect was nothing. this whole thing was made up. supposedly. and i've got someone in here to help me make heads
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